Question: Is USA and McCoy the same?

In the lower mark, the initials “USA” are incised, while the word “McCoy” is embossed. The same thing occurs in the case of the “McCoy Made in USA” mark. The “USA” and the “Made in the USA” can be located below the name, or beside the name, or above it.

What does USA on pottery mean?

The USA stamp identifies the piece as American made, although it could have been produced by any one of many American pottery companies. The most prolific users of the USA mark were Shawnee and McCoy. Identify the true unfinished color of the piece by examining any unglazed areas on the bottom.

Is McCoy marked USA?

In the lower mark, the initials “USA” are incised, while the word “McCoy” is embossed. The same thing occurs in the case of the “McCoy Made in USA” mark. The “USA” and the “Made in the USA” can be located below the name, or beside the name, or above it.

What is the bottom of a bowl called?

Well: The hollow interior bottom of a bowl, plate or dish - cf. cavetto.

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